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East Greenwich Township Fire & Rescue
5 West Cohawkin Road
Clarksboro NJ 08020

Station Phone #'s Mantua Avenue 856-423-0140 Cohawkin Road 856-423-6916

Fatal Dwelling Fire In Mullica Hill

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 



House Fire In Clarksboro

Thursday, March 13, 2014 

At 0038hrs District 19 was dispatched to East Cohawkin Road for a dwelling fire. Crews arrived to find a smoke condition in the basement. A fire had occurred in the electrical service panel for the home. Crews removed the smoke and stood by until Atlantic City Electric was able to secure the power at meter. Rescue 1918, Engine 1911 as well as both Chiefs were on scene for 2 hours.

At 1445hrs District 19 was dispatched into Woodbury Heights to assist as a RIC Team for a working commercial building fire.  The fire was placed under control upon arrival Rescue Co 1918's crews stood by in the manpower pool and provided coverage to the town until their fire apparatus was restored.  Also operating on scene were Woodbury Heights, Woodbury, Wenonah and Deptford Fire Departments.



Change your Clock, Change the Batteries

Friday, March 7, 2014  Remember as we move our clocks forward for daylight savings time to please take a few minutes to change the batteries in your Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors. While we are taking our carbon monoxide detectors off the wall to change out the batteries, take note of the manufacturing date printed on the back. These devices usually last 5 to 7 years. If your CO detector is in that time frame please start to think about replacing it.  These devices are true life savers. Don’t take these detectors for granted!  Also as a general note, we are a volunteer fire department here in East Greenwich Township. If your detectors sound or you have an emergency, Please Call 9-1-1 to report it.   We are receiving an increasing number of calls directly to the station reporting emergencies and the station is not staffed 24 hours a day. We ask that everyone use the universal number, 9-1-1, to report your emergency. By doing this the Gloucester County Emergency Response Center will alert the local emergency responders by voice pager and text page of your situation. This will ensure that there is no delay in us being notified of your emergency situation.  Remember Change your clocks, Change your Batteries and use 9-1-1 to report all emergencies big or small. Thank You from the Members of East Greenwich Township Fire & Rescue



Dwelling Fire with burn victim in D-21's Local

Thursday, March 6, 2014 

This morning Rescue 1918 was dispatched to Swedesboro Ave in Gibbstown to assist with a house fire. Chief 21101 arrived and confirmed a working fire with one burn victim. The resident had to jump from a window to escape the flames. Gloucester County EMS transported the patient to the local burn center. Ladder 21 arrived first and secured its own water source. Rescue 1918 with a crew of 6 arrived 2nd due and assisted with fire attack and ventilation operations. Also responding from East Greenwich Fire& Rescue were Tender 1914 and Utility 1917. Additional units supporting fire operations were from the Paulsboro Fire Department, Woolwich Fire Department and the Logan Twp. Fire Department. Crews operated on scene for just over 3 hours. 

While crews from District 19 were busy cleaning equipment and restoring the apparatus, Rescue 1918 was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm on Timberlane Road. Crews found a space heater under a heat detector. Alarm was reset and the station went available.

Pictures Courtesy of Vince Gregorio and Matt Zane



Berkley Road MVC

Tuesday, March 4, 2014  This morning District 19 and Gloucester County EMS 82-35 were dispatched to Berkley Road and Whiskey Mill Road for a motor vehicle crash. Crews arrived to find that a Volkswagen Bettle had been rear ended by a tri-axle dump truck. Due the severe damage to the vehicle and patient positioning, Rescue Co 1918 had to go in service with their Holmatro Hydraulic Rescue Tools to remove the roof to get the patient out of the car. Gloucester County EMS transported the patient to the hospital for further evaluation. Crews operated on scene for about 30 minutes. The accident is under investigation by the East Greenwich Police Department.
Pictures courtesy of Det. Sgt. Brenner EGPD.



March Calls for Service

  • 03/02/14  1140hrs  Fumes Inv  Billows Drive Mount Royal
  • 03/03/14  1020hrs Fire Alarm  Bad Address
  • 03/03/14  1232hrs  EMS Assist  Oak Court Mickleton
  • 03/04/14  0906hrs  MVC w/Entrapment  Berkley & Whiskey Mill Road Mount Royal
  • 03/05/14  1818hrs  CO Alarm  Country Way Mickleton
  • 03/06/14  0623hrs  Dwelling Fire  Swedesboro Avenue Gibbstown (Working Fire)
  • 03/06/14  1020hrs  Fire Alarm  Timberlane Road  Clarksboro
  • 03/10/14  1521hrs  Medical Assist  Greenwich Ave Mickleton
  • 03/10/14  2203hrs  Dwelling Fire  Dayton Avenue Paulsboro (Working Fire)
  • 03/13/14  0038hrs  Dwelling Fire  East Coahwkin Road Clarksboro
  • 03/13/14  1445hrs  Building Fire Glassboro Road Woodbury Heights (Working Fire)
  • 03/16/14  1000hrs  Fire Alarm  Kings Highway Clarksboro
  • 03/16/14  1245hrs  CO Alarm  Curmantle Drive Mickleton
  • 03/16/14  1315hrs  Medical Assist  Tohopeka Road Clarksboro
  • 03/16/14  1630hrs  Emer Assgnmt  East Cohawkin Clarksboro
  • 03/16/14  2323hrs  Nat Gas Leak  Sunset Drive  Mount Royal
  • 03/17/14  2007hrs  Dwelling Fire  Woodstown Road Mullica Hill
  • 03/19/14  0434hrs  Dwelling Fire East Avenue Mullica Hill (Working Fire)
  • 03/22/14  1624hrs  Dwelling Fire  Woodstown Road Mullica Hill
  • 03/23/14  1738hrs  Dwelling Fire  Cedar Road  Mickleton
  • 03/28/14  1810hrs  Medical Assist  Kings Highway Mickleton



Crews assist with chimney fire

Friday, February 14, 2014 

On Friday afternoon at 1243hrs East Greenwich Fire & Rescue was dispatched to assist neighboring Mantua Township with a house fire on Jessup Mill Road. East Greenwich Fire Units Tender 1914, Rescue Co 1918 and Deputy 19 all were on hand to assist. Deputy 19 arrived to find a 2 story single family dwelling with an active chimney fire. Due to the far set back off the road, Tender 1914 set up in the rear of the dwelling and serve as water supply for Rescue Co 1918. Crews removed the chimney cap and cleared the obstruction from the piping. There was no extension of fire into the wall of the house and crews quickly went available. Also operating on scene were Engine 2212 & 2213, Tender 2214 Ladder Co 2816 and G.C. EMS Unit 82-35.



Upcoming Weather Event

Wednesday, February 12, 2014  *******SNOW EMERGENCY*****
Residents, we are looking at another significant snow storm please read the following information carefully:
Any resident that has a Fire Hydrant on their property, please ensure the hydrant is exposed and cleared out for easy access in case of a fire.
Please ensure if your house number is on a mailbox, it's exposed and clearly visible by any emergency vehicle.
We are asking all residents to remove all vehicles from the streets to allow Public Works every opportunity during the snow removal process to work efficiently.

Every effort will be made to collect Thursday's trash. Depending on the length of the storm we may have to delay Thursday pick up until next week. If residents can hold their trash for a week it would be greatly appreciated. Please keep all trash cans out of the road.
Residents are requested to please shovel their sidewalks after every storm.
The Municipal Building will be closed Thursday, February 13th.
All residents be safe. If you have any emergencies please dial 911.
Lastly, The Township Officials urge residents to share this e-mail blast with your neighbors, friends, and family in East Greenwich Twp.. Anyone can easily sign up for these e-mail blast by logging onto the East Greenwich web site and simply signing up your e-mail address.
Thank You!




  • 02/01/14  1135hrs  Fire Alarm Ridgewood Drive Clarksboro
  • 02/01/14  1342hrs  Fire Alarm Ridgewood Drive Clarksboro
  • 02/03/14  1121hrs  MVC  East Wolfert Station Road Mickleton
  • 02/04/14  1433hrs  Dwelling Fire Monarda Trail Mullica Hill
  • 02/04/14  1510hrs  CO Alarm Jennings Way Mickleton
  • 02/05/14  0645hrs  Wires Down  Kings Highway Mickleton
  • 02/05/14  1630hrs  CO Alarm Evergreen Court  Mount Royal
  • 02/08/14  2346hrs  CO Alarm  Jennings Way Mickleton
  • 02/09/14  2214hrs  MVC Democrat Road Mickleton
  • 02/12/14  0315hrs  Fire Alarm Broad Street Swedesboro
  • 02/14/14  1243hrs  Dwelling Fire Jessup Mill Road Mantua
  • 02/15/14  1651hrs  Fire Alarm  Whiskey Mill Road  Clarksboro
  • 02/15/14  1937hrs  Natural Gas Leak  Chelsea Glen Road  Clarksboro
  • 02/19/14  1219hrs  Building Fire Helms Avenue Swedesboro
  • 02/20/14  1023hrs  Vehicle Fire Kings Highway Mount Royal
  • 02/20/14  1706hrs  Dwelling Fire  Billows Drive Mount Royal
  • 02/21/14  1925hrs  Dwelling Fire Karen Drive Mullica HIll
  • 02/21/14  2042hrs  Dwelling Fire  Pennline Street Paulsboro
  • 02/23/14  1640hrs  Fire Alarm  Middlesborough Way Mickleton
  • 02/25/14  1839hrs  Vehicle Fire Mantua Road Mount Royal
  • 02/26/14  0106hrs  Fire Alarm  Cedar Road Mickleton
  • 02/26/14  1425hrs  Fire Alarm  Weathervane Drive Mount Royal




New Officers Sworn In

Saturday, January 11, 2014 

On Saturday Night East Greenwich Township Fire & Rescue held its annual banquet at St Michael’s Mutual Hall in Gibbstown. Newly appoint Mayor Dale Archer and Public Safety Director Sam Giordano were on hand to swear in the Tactical and Executive Officers of the Department for 2014. Also during the banquet an awards ceremony was held to recognize a few members. Mike Haines was awarded EGTFR Fireman of the Year and Mark Chapman was awarded the EGTFR President’s award. Both members were recognized for the extra work they put in to help the organization. The department also gave out a couple of Length of Service Awards. Chief’s Mike Haines and Rob Gould were awarded Life Membership to the organization. Both members have actively served the organization and the residents of East Greenwich for over 20 years. During their time with the department each of them held numerous positions including previously holding the rank of Chief prior to the merger of the individual fire companies. Both are current officers of the new organization. Congratulations!

Thank you to District 17 and Station 23-1 for covering us during the banquet.




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